Michaella McCollum Connolly arrives at court at Sarita Colonia prison in Callao. Photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters

Dungannon woman Michaella McCollum and Glaswegian Melissa Reid were today sentenced to six years and eight months for attempting to smuggle drugs out (...)

Kieran Megraw, brother of Brendan Megraw  from West Belfast, has made a fresh appeal for the whereabouts of his brother’s body. He vanished in April 1978 and is thought to have been secretly buried at a spot near Kells, Co Meath. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The brother of a man kidnapped and killed by the IRA 35 years ago has made a fresh appeal for information about the location of his body.Newlywed Bren(...)

Michaella McCollum  is escorted from a truck to court at Sarita Colonia prison in Callao, earlier this month. Photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters

Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid have been transferred from the minimum security wing of the Virgen de Fatima prison in Chorrillos, Lima, to Santa (...)

Melissa Reid (left) and Belfast resident Michaella McCollum Connolly (back) are escorted by police after leaving the public prosecutor’s office at Callao, last month. Photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters

A Scottish woman arrested in Peru on suspicion of trying to smuggle cocaine worth € 1.7 million out of the country is prepared to plead guilty in exch(...)

Michaella McCollum Connolly (left) and Melissa Reid attend a court hearing last month. Ms Reid’s mother said the woman had received injections in jail for swelling caused by insect bites. Photograph: Reuters

Two women in custody in Peru charged trying to smuggle cocaine worth €1.7 million out of the country required medical treatment after being bitten by (...)

Michaella McCollum Connolly (2nd right) and Melissa Reid (right), arrested on suspicion of smuggling cocaine out of the country, are escorted by police as they enter the Justice Court of Callao last month. Photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters

The father of one of two women arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggle cocaine worth €1.7 million out of Peru has called on British and Spanish pol(...)

A screengrab taken from a video released by Peruvian police of  Melissa Reid (right) and Michaella McCollum Connolly (left) after their arrest in Lima on suspicion of drug trafficking.

The lawyer representing an Irish woman held in Peru last night renewed her claim she was forced by an armed gang to smuggle drugs and said she is read(...)

Policemen stand guard outside the headquarters of the anti-drug unit of the National Police of Peru in Lima, where Belfast resident Michaella McCollum Connolly and British citizen Melissa Reid are detained. Photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters.

The father of one of two women held on suspicion of drug smuggling in Peru has vowed to bring his daughter home.William Reid flew to the capital Lima (...)

The PSNI has appealed for anyone with information about a fatal stabbing in Co Tyrone to contact them.

A man has died after a suspected stabbing incident in Dungannon, Co Tyrone. Police confirmed they are investigating the circumstances of a suspicious (...)

Bro McFerran (left) managing director of Allstate Northern Ireland, introduces First Minister Peter Robinson, Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness  and Enterprises Minister Arlene Foster to senior Allstate management in the USA, during a live telecommunications link at their Belfast offices. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness have announced that US technology company Allstate Northern Ireland is to(...)

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